Fintech

MEDICI now! The balancr Story

MEDICI now! Startup Stories highlights the companies that are shaping the new financial technology industry. Keep an eye out each week for new stories! If you or someone you know should be highlighted, send us a note. Without further ado… Company Name: balancr.io Name/Title: Natallia Martchouk, Co-Founder and Managing Director...

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Fintech

The 50+ Segment Will Spend $15 Bn on the Alternative Financial Services Sector by the End of 2017. What Are We Doing to Meet Their Needs?

Innovation in the financial services industry often aims to democratize access to financial products for the masses, boosting financial sustainability and long-term resilience for unforeseen circumstances. There is a particularly vulnerable group, however, that has not been tended to amidst the millennial hype – the 50+ demographic. The 50+ consumers...

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Blockchain

Everex Announces Mobile Blockchain-Powered Microfinance and Fiat Transfer Platform

May 23, 2017, Singapore – Everex, a well-established blockchain company developing Ethereum applications, announced yesterday that it is expanding its operations towards global, blockchain-enabled microcredit and fiat remittance services. In a blog post announcing the new service, the company stated that it seeks to connect two billion un- and underbanked...

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Enabling Technologies

Is the Dusk of Mobile Apps Inevitable?

Out of the almost five hours that Americans spend every day on apps, 73% of their time is spent on the top three apps. Without belittling the achievements of exceptions like Facebook, WeChat, Instagram and a few more apps consistently retaining a loyal audience, there are reasons to believe that...

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Fintech

Coins Reaches Over a Million Customers, Raises $5M From Naspers to Expand Operations

Blockchain technology leader looks to cement leading position in Southeast Asia personal finance and payments market MANILA, Philippines – May 24, 2017 – Coins, Southeast Asia’s leading blockchain-enabled mobile payments platform, announced today the closing of a $5 million funding round led by Naspers through its Naspers Ventures division, bringing...

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Authentication & Security

BehavioSec Partners With Kount to Deliver Behavioral Biometrics to Customers Globally

Orlando, FL– May 23, 2017 – BehavioSec, the leading behavioral biometric technology company, today announced a new partnership with Kount, the premier fraud prevention solution for card-not present transactions, which incorporates BehavioSec’s behavioral biometric technology into Kount’s comprehensive fraud management platform. For more than a decade, Kount has created industry-leading...

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Enabling Technologies

Diebold Nixdorf Announces Strategic Partnership With Kony to Accelerate Mobile Transformation in Financial Services and Retail

The company also acquired a minority equity stake in Kony, joining forces with the leading mobile applications provider to drive innovative, consumer-centric experiences NORTH CANTON, Ohio – May 22, 2017 – Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), the global leader in connected commerce, today announced a strategic partnership with Kony, Inc., the...

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Conference

Apply Now for MoneyConf 2017 – One of the Leading Conferences Hosting Innovators Who are Building the Finance Technologies of the 21st Century

In collaboration with the LTP Team, MoneyConf invites international professionals to attend one of the leading FinTech conferences in the world bringing together the innovators who are building the finance technologies of the 21st century together with leaders from the world’s largest and most established financial institutions. MoneyConf traditionally brings...

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